RESEARCH & ANALYSIS

Civil engineering captures 25% of project pipeline

Civil engineering captures 25% of project pipeline

The number of new projects recorded by CoreLogic for the Cordell Construction monthly report over March was 1707, which is 4% higher than in February and 4.6% lower than the five-year monthly average of projects.

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Safety best practices can make construction companies 670% safer

Safety best practices can make construction companies 670% saferLock icon2

U.S. construction industry trade association Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2018 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry's understanding of how to make jobsites safer through its Safety Performance Evaluation Process (STEP).

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Market movement report shows lower construction activity in Q4

Market movement report shows lower construction activity in Q4

CoreLogic captured approximately 2429 projects moving into construction across the December quarter, delivering a result that was -7.8% lower than the number of projects commencing in the previous quarter.

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Leica: BIM yet to reach full adoption

Leica: BIM yet to reach full adoption

Surveying and information technology provider Leica Geosystems has released a whitepaper into Building Information Modelling (BIM), calling for wider and more collaborative adoption.

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Significant recovery seen in the global industrial construction sector

Significant recovery seen in the global industrial construction sector

A new report from Timetric has shown that the global industrial construction sector is seeing significant recovery from increased growth in domestic demand in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDE).

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Heavy duty trucks market to hit US$160B by 2024

Heavy duty trucks market to hit US$160B by 2024

The heavy duty trucks market's worth is estimated to surpass US$160 billion (AU$203.58 billion) by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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Infrastructure Australia warns local councils are making cities less liveable

Infrastructure Australia warns local councils are making cities less liveable

Infrastructure Australia has warned that the country's major capital cities were facing a watershed moment that would lead to a decline in the quality of life and economic productivity if governments failed to plan for significant population growth over the next 30 years.

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CoreLogic report confirms 1719 new DAs added to construction pipeline

CoreLogic report confirms 1719 new DAs added to construction pipeline

The latest CoreLogic Construction Monthly report has confirmed that there were 1719 development applications and proposals added to the construction pipeline across Australia in January.

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Latest figures show construction employment reached new record

Latest figures show construction employment reached new record

The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that employment in the building and construction sector has reached another record high as the boom in the sector continues.

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Boom trucks market to cross $500M by 2024

Boom trucks market to cross $500M by 2024

The global bucket/boom trucks market is expected to exceed US$500 million (A$633.23 million) by 2024 according to a new report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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